Fred Armisen, Nick Offerman, Noah Hawley added to SXSW speakers list

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 26: Actor/ comedian Fred Armisen attends Voyeur by Vanessa Prager hosted by Fred Armisen at The Hole on January 26, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY – JANUARY 26: Actor/ comedian Fred Armisen attends Voyeur by Vanessa Prager hosted by Fred Armisen at The Hole on January 26, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

South By Southwest has added a few more speakers to its slate, including actor Fred Armisen, actor Nick Offerman, actress Jenny Slate, “Legion” showrunner Noah Hawley, “Game of Thrones” actresses Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams and many more.

Armisen, of “Portlandia” fame, will join Bob Odenkirk for a conversation with Odenkirk.

Michael Brown Sr, Jason Pollock, Bernard Ewings, Sandra Abron, Patrick Green, and Mariah Stewart will discuss their film “Stranger Fruit,” about death and treatment of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

Dan Stevens as David Haller in "Legion"

Dan Stevens as David Haller in “Legion”

Austin resident Noah Hawley is currently executive producer, writer, and showrunner of the terrific FX series “Legion,” which is easily the weirdest show on TV right now.

Actress Melanie Lynskey stars in Austin resident Macon Blair’s”I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore” opposite Austinite Elijah Wood, which won the Grand Jury Prize for the U.S. Dramatic feature at Sundance.

"I don't feel at home in this world anymore"

“I don’t feel at home in this world anymore”

Offerman is an actor, writer, and woodworker best known for his role as Ron Swanson on NBC’s hit comedy “Parks & Recreation.” He was also here last fall for the Texas Book Festival.

Jenny Slate, Gabourey Sidibe, Danielle Macdonald, Cindi Leive, and Janicza Bravo will also be here. Jenny Slate is an actress, comedian, and best-selling children’s author. Gabourey Sidibe is an actress who made her film début in the lead role ‘Precious’ in the Oscar Nominated film “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire.” Danielle Macdonald is an Australian actress and breakout star of Patti Cake$. Cindi Leive is the editor-in- chief of Glamour magazine and glamour.com. Janicza Bravo is a writer and director based in Los Angeles.

Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams, aka Sansa and Arya Stark on HBO’s Game of Thrones, will appear with David Benioff and D.B. Weiss for the “Game of Thrones” showrunners session.

Here are the  previously announced Keynotes and Featured Speakers, as well as the full list of Conference programming on the online schedule.

 

 


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